Phlebotomist, GWV (Full Time) (Days) SIGN ON BONUS
Location: Beaver Meadows
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Job Title: Phlebotomist, GWV (Full Time) (Days) SIGN ON
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Phlebotomy, Lab
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Phlebotomy Team
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Job ID: R-21157
Job Summary $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!
Phlebotomist II is responsible and accountable for performing a
wide range of tasks to provide a specimen of highest analytical
quality for testing and accurate information for the system and
medical laboratories' clients.
Phlebotomist II can independently perform venipunctures and skin
punctures on all age groups, from neonates through adults.
Phlebotomist II will obtain blood specimens, process specimens for
analysis, utilize the appropriate computer systems to register
patients, facilitate billing, and perform overall specimen
accessioning and processing.
Phlebotomist II will have interpersonal communication ability to
explain the blood drawing process and to show a comforting attitude
- Performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood
specimens according to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute
- Exhibits knowledge of adequate and correct collection
- Performs accessioning procedures appropriately and accurately
to ensure positive identification of the specimens.
- Recognizes and resolves discrepancies as appropriate.
- Evaluates specimen suitability and acceptability.
- Resolves or refers problems as appropriate.
- Performs testing and records Point of Care instrument
maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control as assigned.
- Handles and replenishes reagents and supplies according to
established protocols as assigned.
- Follows established reporting procedures as appropriate.
- Records and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
- Navigates and accesses multiple computer applications as
- Knows and abides by related policies and procedures including
- Provides phlebotomy coverage as required to Medical Group
offices, skilled nursing facilities, or performs in-home phlebotomy
for homebound patients.
- Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency
exams required.Work is typically performed in a clinical
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be
all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary
to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills
outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered
essential to the performance of the job related to that
Position Details $5,000 SIGN ON INCENTIVE FOR QUALIFIED
As a phlebotomist, you'll support Geisinger's mission of providing
exceptional patient care through innovative, efficient, and
high-quality laboratory services. At Geisinger, our phlebotomists
are the friendly faces that collect samples to be analyzed by our
state-of-the-art labs. Supporting a varied patient population,
you'll be responsible for venipunctures/skin punctures on patients
in our inpatient setting. There are many other tasks our
phlebotomists complete, such as troubleshooting physician orders,
processing specimens for testing, as well as aiding our
We have many different skill levels in our labs, from new to
experienced phlebotomists, and all skill levels are well utilized.
Geisinger employs phlebotomists in roles I, II, and III. We also
have numerous staff members who pursue their ASCP certification and
become trainers for our department!
Phlebotomist I: Less than one year of phlebotomy experience. Can be
a new graduate from a phlebotomy training program.
Phlebotomist II: At least one year of phlebotomy experience OR
graduation from a NAACLS-accredited phlebotomy program.
Phlebotomist III: Geisinger-financed ASCP required within 6 months
Phlebotomist I, II and III qualifications will be considered at
appropriate compensation. Salary commensurate with experience.
Experience as a nursing assistant (NA), certified nursing assistant
(CNA), medical assistant (MA), certified medical assistant (CMA) or
similar will be considered! Military experience will be considered.
US Army 68W Combat Medic, 18D, US Navy Hospital Corpsman, US Air
Force Combat Medic.
$5,000 SIGN ON INCENTIVE FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!
We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive
benefits package that includes:
--- Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
--- Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
--- Employer contribution to your retirement plan
--- Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
--- Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the
time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with
friends and family.
--- Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
--- Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and
experienced laboratory leaders
--- Paid Military Leave
--- Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Laboratory (Required)
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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